Meloidae


Meloidae
Me·lo·i·dae (məloґĭ-de) the blister beetles, a family of beetles whose dried bodies raise blisters when rubbed on human skin and are sometimes used as counterirritants. Genera include Epicauta and Lytta (which contain cantharidin), Paederus (which contains pederin), Psalydolytta, and Sessinia. See also cantharidin poisoning, under poisoning.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Meloidae — prop. n. A natural family of insects comprising the blister beetles. Syn: family {Meloidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meloidae —   [neulateinisch], wissenschaftlicher Name der Ölkäfer …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Meloidae — Ölkäfer Epicauta pennsylvanica Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meloidae —   Meloidae Epicauta pennsylvanica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Meloidae — Méloidés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Meloidae — noun blister beetles • Syn: ↑family Meloidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meloidae — me·loi·dae …   English syllables

  • family Meloidae — noun blister beetles • Syn: ↑Meloidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • СЕМ. MELOIDAE - НАРЫВНИКИ — …   Насекомые - вредители сельского хозяйства Дальнего Востока

  • Méloidés — Meloidae Méloidés …   Wikipédia en Français


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